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Cattle Allegedly Destroyed Rice farm land worth N17M in Enugu.

Briefing newsmen on the massive destruction of the rich farmland in Enugu on Wednesday, Mr Ekene Uzodinma, the Manager of Excellent Integrated Farms Ltd., said that herds of cattle had eaten up over eight hectares of farmland that the company cultivated.

Uzodinma lamented that the herds also devoured some heaps of unprocessed paddy rice kept in the farmland, which was waiting to be sent to the milling machine.

“From the market value of local rice now, the eight hectares should produce at least 80 tonnes of rice as a finished product and it is nothing less than N17 million in evaluation,’’ he said.

“Presently, my workers, other farms and villagers are afraid to go to the farms again due to the unrelenting activities of the herds; while the herdsmen are threatening to brutally deal with anybody stopping their cattle from grazing.

“Initially, we tried our best to wade them off, especially during the rainy season and the swampy nature of the rice farm also kept the herdsmen and their herds away.

“However, when we started harvesting and the dry season rolled in; in early December, we were constantly chasing them away until Dec. 15; when they started coming into the rice farmland during the late evening and night hours.

“On that fateful, I was summoned to the farm by my workers at about 7 p.m., when they were overwhelmed in chasing hundreds of cattle away and before the next morning they had eaten up and totally devoured and devastated the whole rice farm,’’ he said.

Uzodinma said that he had written twice to the state governor, police commissioner, other security agencies and Farmers/Herders Peace Committee for about a month now but there was no response and no phone call from these quarters.

“It is only the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps that came to the scene of the devastating and anger-provoking farm to ask some questions, took some notes and pictures,’’ he said.

He, however, said that he was exploiting diplomatic means to seek redress and get the authorities to intervene, especially as the company planned to cultivate 200 hectares of farmland in the state this year by involving no fewer than 100 youths in agriculture.

“It is shocking that we do not have political authorities and law enforcement agencies that really care about the people as activities of these herdsmen and their cattle have made many villagers not to go to farm any longer.

“Why should herds of cattle graze at night. Why should a large number of herds be controlled by underage youth?

“What is the fate of farming and the government’s plan to return youths and people to the farm in the state and boost the state economy through farming.

“What is the fate of various Federal Government farming intervention programmes as the farms are no longer safe for our people,’’ he queried.

 

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just in Aisha BUHARI drops Another Bombshell.

Just In: Aisha Buhari Drops Another Bombshell

The Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has advised the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to consider only its card-carrying members for political appointments.

She made the call at a dinner to celebrate the victory of her husband in Daura, the country-home of the president in Katsina state.

Held at the Daura Stadium, the event attracted women and youth supporters of the APC from across the state.

The president’s wife, in a statement by her media aide, Suleiman Haruna, noted that the constitution of the party specifies that appointments to offices in an APC-led government should go to card-carrying members.

She therefore advised that the party constitution should be respected.

She expressed appreciation over the support that the party enjoyed in the last Presidential election, especially from women and youth and assured them that government will do more to improve their lives.

“I wish to thank the women and youth of this country for the number of votes they gave President Buhari in the 2019 election and to assure that he will continue to do his best to make Nigeria a better country,” she said.

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Also speaking at the event, Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika praised the electorate for voting President Buhari. He assured them that the second tenure of the president will bring in development in all spheres of endeavour.

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He commended Mrs. Buhari for her initiative of engaging women and youth during the presidential campaign, which resulted in the massive votes recorded.

Source: Daily Trust

Cameron president Paul Biya has the most luxurious presidential car in Africa, foreign affairs-Naira land.

Cameroon President, Paul Biya ,has the most luxurious and safest presidential car in Africa . The stretched armored limousine from the German luxury tuner ,Klassen, was first unveiled on May 20, 2018, during the countries national day.

It is based on the Range Rover Autobiography SUV and comes with the highest levels of ballistic protection in level 7 (formerly B6) and level 9 (formerly B7).

The ​tank-like limousine,with number plate PRC, is fitted with stretched rear doors, raised roofs and armored glass-panoramic-roofs – that opens like a convertible car and Kevlar tyres, that keeps it going when shot.

The exclusive interior of the stretched armoured SUV is equipped with luxury partition walls and state-of-the-art technology like an iMac multimedia center with PC/Wi-Fi/CD/DVD, a Bang & Olufsen Sound system and also ambient LED lighting. All relevant functions can be controlled via an iPhone.

Despite the luxuries mentioned above, this millitary grade SUV can withstand any armour piercing incendiary bullets and blasts from DM51 grenade explosions.

No one knows how much the 86 year old President, who has been serving as the President of Cameroon since 6 November 1982, paid for the luxury tank-on-wheels.

But the luxury car definitely cost a fortune to build as Klassen’s customizations doesn’t come cheap. The company revealed last year that it was ready to turn the new Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV, that starts at ₦118m ($325k), to an even more luxurious armoured limousine, for a cool ₦755m Nigerian Naira ($2.08m).

What do you think?

https://autojosh.com/cameroon-president-paul-biya-has-the-most-luxurious-and-safest-presidential-car-in-africa/

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